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Join us for an outdoor concert with Winard Harper. A major figure in the jazz community for over three decades, drummer Winard Harper is well known for his work with giants like Betty Carter, Dexter Gordon, Billy Taylor, and Jimmy Heath, and for the leadership of his own groups, including the Harper Brothers and Jeli Posse. He is the musical director for Jazzmobile, helped revive the famous club Bill & Ruth’s in Jersey City, has won numerous awards and has been credited by Damien Chazelle, director of Whiplash, with inspiring that film with a moving drum solo.
Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic.
Please let us know you’re coming. RSVP at mgpjazz.eventbrite.com.
Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America, with partial support from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.